Morning Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Guaratiba 45 minutes out of Rio de Janeiro | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | One of the many experiences I’ve curated, during my recent trip to Rio de Janeiro, for my VIP clients coming next year for the 2016 Summer Olympics, is the Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This can be done at many location in Rio de Janeiro, but I was told one of the best was in Guaratiba – approx. 45 minutes away from Copacabana and Ipanema.
Do you want to experience Stand up Paddle out in the wild? Come to Guaratiba, There we got to paddle on a beautiful river and we were able to see a gorgeous scenery with vegetations and mangroves covering the sides.
You’ll get a taste of the Amazonas in Rio. Throughout the trip you’ll be together with your instructor and your friends. If you are lucky you might see some animal wildlife here as well. Highly recommended!
After 2 hours paddle boarding we were exhausted and hungry. So we asked for a place to eat. Well it happens that in Guaratiba, you can find the Bira de Guaratiba restaurant, known to be the best seafood restaurant in Rio de Janeiro. So of course we had to check it out and we did. Gorgeous panoramic views of the restinga of Guaratiba at a shabby-chic restaurant, with unpretentious but amazing food. Must try the . A very special place to watch the sunset.
Restaurant do Bira, located along the atlantic ocean outside Rio opes from Thursdays through Sundays and serves some of the finest seafood anywhere. Owner Ubiratan de Souza Leal closes his restaurant to fish Monday through Wednesday. He serves up his seafood in giant cast-iron skillets with spices from throughout South America. Tourists come to stay for hours to soak up the ocean views and relaxing rural atmosphere.
The perfect half day escape, out to the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, for a full body workout, enjoying lovely panoramic views while getting a nice tan, followed by a casual lunch at Rio’s best seafood restaurant. Sounds like a plan right ? Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com
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